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FASHION DESIGNER'S RESOURCE BOOK. Samata Angel. Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2013. 192 pp. with 104 ills. (102 col.). 25 x 19 cm. ISBN 9781408170892 In English.
Publisher's description: A one-stop resource packed full of advice and guidance that will help you to succeed in the fashion world, this book provides a detailed overview of the fashion industry as a business, combined with an insider's understanding of the creative process and the lifestyle of a fashion entrepreneur. The author, award-winning designer and fashion entrepreneur Samata Angel, explains how to take steps towards a fulfilling career -- achieving creative, business and emotional balance -- in this competitive and complex industry. Topics covered include: working in the industry as a fashion designer, business planning, selling your brand, networking and using social media, emotional well-being and environmentally and socially responsible fashion. The book also contains insights from a range of key industry influencers: Harold Tillman CBE, Chairman of the British Fashion Council; Sarah Curran, Founder of my-wardrobe.com; Nigel Barker from TV show America's Next Top Model; Helen Jennings, Editor of ARISE magazine and Suzy Amis Cameron, Founder of Red Carpet Green Dress. Emerging designers should read this book to get ahead; it also offers advice for anyone interested in exploring the industry, from first year fashion students looking to secure work experience, to the talented seamstress working to establish a reputation.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Costume/Fashion
Plans: 73,30
Worldwide Number: 156888
Paperbound $34.95x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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